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Rachel Corrie Case: Who Is to Blame, IDF or ISM?
Arutz Sheva ^ | 28/8/12 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu

Posted on 08/27/2012 11:45:54 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

A verdict is to be handed down Tuesday on a suit blaming the IDF for the death of activist Rachel Corrie. NGO Monitor says, “Blame the ISM.”

Corrie was an American activist for the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) who was killed in 2003 when an IDF bulldozer hit her as she protested the demolition of homes in Rafiah, in southern Gaza.

Her family filed a suit in Israel against the IDF, accusing it of irresponsibility. Corrie's father believes the driver of the bulldozer intentionally struck her with his vehicle, while the soldier testified that his view was obstructed by a pile of rubble.

The Defense Ministry has stated that Corrie “was in a known combat area” and that the IDF is not responsible.

Prof. Gerald Steinberg, president of NGO Monitor, said, "Rachel Corrie's death was a tragedy, but it could have been prevented. Leaders of the ISM movement have repeatedly made statements in support of violence."

“The International Solidarity Movement describes itself as ‘a Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land using nonviolent, direct-action methods and principles.’

“The ISM has a long record of encouraging activists to take ‘direct action,’ even if that means putting them in harm's way, often in direct confrontations with the Israel Defense Forces. Rachel Corrie's actions as an ISM activist were very much part of this strategy of dangerous confrontation.”

ISM co-founders Adam Shapiro and Huwaida Arraf said in 2002, "The Palestinian resistance must take on a variety of characteristics, both non-violent and violent...Yes, people will get killed and injured... ......

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: ism; lawsuit; pancake; pancakesforpalestine; rachelcorrie
Pictures. Must have pictures.
1 posted on 08/27/2012 11:46:11 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

Find for the plaintiff. Damages: $1.00.

Each side to pay for their own attorneys.

Court adjourned.


2 posted on 08/27/2012 11:50:00 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Your GF is in the newz....pancakes again.


3 posted on 08/27/2012 11:53:01 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Lurker

Israeli judges are as bad as Carter appointees.


4 posted on 08/28/2012 12:00:14 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Rachel Corrie Case: Who Is to Blame, IDF or ISM?

Silly question. Clearly Caterpillar is to blame. /s

Corrie et al. v. Caterpillar

5 posted on 08/28/2012 12:09:02 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: Daffynition

We broke up - I found her to be two-dimensional.


6 posted on 08/28/2012 12:11:53 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Eleutheria5
the dumb bitch is responsible, make her family pay for the diesel fuel for the Cat and clean the debris off the blade!!!!
7 posted on 08/28/2012 12:28:01 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: Eleutheria5

She was fine until they brought her to a Palestinian hospital. Her friend said that he even talked to her and her injuries seemed superficial.

But the Palestinians needed a martyr, so made sure they got one. Blame the JOOOOOOOOSSSSSS!!!

The world swallowed it up.

No mention was made of how the leftists now no longer send their wounded to Palestinian hospitals, even when they are on the other side of the Israeli border, like that tree sitter Tristan who took a tear gas container to the face... they waited a long time to get him to an ISRAELI hospital, and were careful not to send him to a Palestinian one, or he too would have wound up a martyr.


8 posted on 08/28/2012 12:29:17 AM PDT by Bon mots (When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...)
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To: Eleutheria5
Haifa court rules against Rachel Corrie family in suit

Judge Gershon invokes "combatant activities" exception, says US activist who was killed by IDF bulldozer in Gaza could have avoided dangerous situation; Corrie attorney accuses court of endorsing human rights violation.

Oh, drat! It turned out flat like pancake again.

:-)

9 posted on 08/28/2012 12:49:45 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: ScaniaBoy
Comment on the JPost site:

The forgotten Rachels:

Rachel Levy (aged 17, blown up in a grocery store)

Rachel Levi (19, shot while waiting for the bus)

Rachel Gavish (killed with her husband, son and father while at home celebrating a Passover meal)

Rachel Charhi (blown up while sitting in a Tel Aviv cafe, leaving three young children)

Rachel Shabo (murdered with her three sons aged 5, 13 and 16 while at home)

Rachel Ben Abu (16, blown up outside the entrance of a Netanya shopping mall)

Rachel Kol, 53, who worked at a Jerusalem hospital and was killed with her husband in a Palestinian terrorist attack in July a few days after the London bombs.

10 posted on 08/28/2012 12:56:07 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: Eleutheria5; Yehuda; sheik yerbouty
Corrie's father believes the driver of the bulldozer intentionally struck her with his vehicle, while the soldier testified that his view was obstructed by a pile of rubble.

It was a big bowl of pancake batter.


11 posted on 08/28/2012 12:58:44 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: ScaniaBoy

The suit will rise again at the High Court.


12 posted on 08/28/2012 1:15:20 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: South40

Sir Issac Newton. That whole gravity thing is to blame.


13 posted on 08/28/2012 1:16:26 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a Barack 0b0tt0my!)
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To: Bon mots

What?
I never heard this before?!
Do you have any links that have not been scrubbed from the internet?

“She was fine until they brought her to a Palestinian hospital. Her friend said that he even talked to her and her injuries seemed superficial.”


14 posted on 08/28/2012 1:17:16 AM PDT by Samurai_Jack (ride out and confront the evil!)
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To: ScaniaBoy

Also Rachel Lavanstochter-Isaacson, died in childbirth and crying for they are not.

They all died because of freedom fighting. Serves them right./sarc


15 posted on 08/28/2012 1:19:40 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Samurai_Jack; Bon mots

Me2


16 posted on 08/28/2012 1:29:48 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5
"Corrie's father believes the driver of the bulldozer intentionally struck her with his vehicle, while the soldier testified that his view was obstructed by a pile of rubble."

Let's be real here, the guy was driving an armored D9. I doubt he had any idea Corrie was down there. The drive's field of view is limited by the armored cage and by the position of the driver. Certainly he wouldn't have heard her over the noise of that monster, either.

Note the size of the two people standing just behind this D9.

I'm sorry this young woman put herself into a dangerous situation and lost her life as a result. Especially because I think she had it all wrong when it came to who she was supporting. But the fact remains it was her incredibly foolish actions that put her in that danger, not the bulldozer driver or anyone else.

18 posted on 08/28/2012 2:23:49 AM PDT by DemforBush
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To: Eleutheria5
Rachel Corrie Case: Who Is to Blame, IDF or ISM?

They left out the two most obvious choices:

Who Is to Blame:

Barking Moonbat Rachel Corrie Tears Up Replica US Flag


19 posted on 08/28/2012 2:45:34 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Iron Munro

Note cynical smile on Pali boy to her right, as he gazes at her buttox.


20 posted on 08/28/2012 3:01:51 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Actual photos of Rachel Corrie protesting in front of Israeli bulldozer


21 posted on 08/28/2012 3:04:24 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Iron Munro

Another boy to her right and further back is also getting an eyeful.


22 posted on 08/28/2012 3:05:00 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Iron Munro

The horror. The horror. They are plowing up fallow ground.


23 posted on 08/28/2012 3:07:13 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Iron Munro; Eleutheria5
Another example of the weak minded stooges trained by the NEA and community organizers. A beady eyed plain looking girl seeking attention who cut her chops no doubt in student protests in the US. Deluded into thinking she was "making a difference" shouting herself hoarse in her "active fight" against the amorphous establishment. Wonder how many extra credits Carrie received for her after school efforts. Kid glove handling of protesters in America reinforced her belief that she was untouchable.

The clueless Corrie should have been asking herself,

Where are all the Palestinians?

And who was she addressing but the Palestinian press? It's unlikely she had any fluency in either Hebrew or Arabic. But she was living out the video running through her mind, Corrie, the White Goddess come to save the poor third world downtrodden, script by Franz Fanon, oblivious to reality.

Ain't she special. More useful as a dead stooge than a living useless fool.

24 posted on 08/28/2012 3:51:12 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Eleutheria5

Who is to blame??????????????

HER!


26 posted on 08/28/2012 4:25:58 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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27 posted on 08/28/2012 4:48:04 AM PDT by SJackson (I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people people die of natural causes)
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To: Samurai_Jack

Can’t find the original source...

Found some stuff...

http://daledamos.blogspot.com/2010/11/death-rachel-corrie-why-arent.html

The stories are mostly biased.
http://www.sweetliberty.org/issues/israel/corrie3.shtml

You’ll have to Google...

Now you can see, that when the next ding-dong gets injured in Palestinian territory, the fellow demonstrators knew better than to let the Palestinians take him to a Palestinian hospital... he had to wait to cross into Israel.
You can see on this annoyingly deadpan left-wing report that he was handed to Israeli ambulance personnel... seems the shrieking lefties have learned about how not to be martyrs.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTe6W6RdvdA


28 posted on 08/28/2012 5:08:40 AM PDT by Bon mots (When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...)
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To: Samurai_Jack

Here is the raw footage of “Tristan” hanging out with Palestinians while they are throwing rocks and shouting “Allah Akhbar” as in this video, will not always end by a campfire with toasty marshmallows singing “Kumbayah”.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBQj28e3-8o

(Caution - a bit bloody when they shoot the fool.)


29 posted on 08/28/2012 5:11:43 AM PDT by Bon mots (When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...)
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To: Eleutheria5

I have this sudden urge for pancakes....


30 posted on 08/28/2012 6:24:07 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Yehuda
Those pictures were taken hours before she was killed defending jihadi bomb smuggling tunnels.

Thanks for the link.

From the atricle:

"The death of an innocent civilian is always tragic..."

I don't consider Rachel Corrie to be innocent in this incident.

She chose sides in an armed conflict and placed herself in harms way to defend brutal terrorists.

She is the poster girl for the Useful Idiot contingent.


31 posted on 08/28/2012 8:43:11 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Slings and Arrows
I didn't know. :D


32 posted on 08/28/2012 9:29:20 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Bon mots

BTTT


33 posted on 08/28/2012 9:32:46 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: Ezekiel

I always found that young useful infidel to be rather two dimensional..


34 posted on 08/28/2012 12:31:01 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Eleutheria5
i hope it was a learning experience for her...
35 posted on 08/28/2012 2:39:57 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Slings and Arrows

You are baddddd SA I like it ROFL


36 posted on 08/28/2012 6:22:10 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SevenofNine
;^) In my defense, I held a touching memorial service.

Rachel Corrie - Homecoming

37 posted on 08/28/2012 6:39:49 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Lurker
For the record the judge denied the symbolic one dollar in damages as well as attorneys' fees to the Corries' shysters.
38 posted on 08/28/2012 8:19:50 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

That’s good news. Pity he didn’t award fees to the Israeli government.


39 posted on 08/28/2012 8:42:38 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

OHH that sweettt


40 posted on 08/29/2012 8:43:13 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: South40

That case ended up being D9


41 posted on 08/29/2012 9:40:57 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: Daffynition

You lie down with bulldozers, you don’t get up.


42 posted on 08/29/2012 9:42:41 AM PDT by freedomlover
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